DAVID BUNN MARTINE - Artist
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David Martine
Collection: Long Island Native American portraits - historic

These originals were oil on Masonite panel approx. 4’x4’ in size and depict historical scenes of the Long Island Native American peoples of recent historical times.

Wyandanch - Montauk Sachem, Ca. 17th Century. Wyandanch was a very important leader of the Montauk Indian Tribal nation of Eastern Long Island during the 17th Century. This Native American negotiated extensively with the English colonial powers during a critical time in history. Here he is shown toward the end of his life with face paint, wampum shell jewelry, tattoos, turkey feathers and deerskin mantle. Quashawam - Ca. 17th Century - Daughter of Wyandanch. Quashawam, Daughter of Wyandanch, Sachem of the Montauk Tribal Nation of Eastern Long Island, also became political leader of that Nation after the death of Wyandanch. She was a party to political agreements and negotiated with the colonial powers during the 17th century. She is shown here with a fringed deerskin tanned garment with glass trade beads, and different styles of wampum jewelry. She also wears a fur robe and face painting of red ochre. She was a proud Native American. (The original of this image is an acrylic on canvas, unframed, $2000 plus the shipping charges. For more information contact the artist. Mocomanto - Shinnecock Sachem - Ca. 1640. Mocomanto, a Shinnecock Sachem during the 17th century was present during the founding of the Town of Southampton in 1640 and placed his mark on the deed of the founding. He is shown here with bone and wampum shell jewelry, eagle and turkey feathered headdress, a fur robe and a painted deerskin cape. Wampum jewelry was common in Native American dress and was made from the purple and white of the quahog clam shell. Mandush - Shinnecock Sachem - CA, 1640. Mandush - Shinnecock Sachem - Ca. 1640 was also a party to the original deed of the founding of the Town of Southampton on Eastern Long Island. Here he is shown with face paint and wampum shell jewelry from the quahog clam shell. His shaved hairstyle and dyed deerhair headdress was typical of the period as well as the wrapped and cut feathers colored with dyed porcupine quills and dyed deerhair tassels. He also wears an extensively painted, tanned, deerhide mantle. His Native American culture is strongly displayed. (The original of this image is an acrylic on canvas, unframed, $2000 plus the shipping charges. For more information contact the artist.) Manatacut - Shinnecock Sachem - CA, 1640. Manatacut - Shinnecock Sachem was another of the important Shinnecock leaders during the 1640 settlement of the Town of Southampton. He also affixed his mark on the founding deed of that settlement. Here he is shown with wampum shell jewelry, tattoos for clan symbols, a fur robe and deer hair roach headdress with eagle plumes. The sides of his hair is trimmed except for the top as was another Native American custom of the period. (The original of this image is an acrylic on canvas, unframed, $3000 plus shipping charges. For more information contact the artist. Sylvestor Pharaoh, Montauk Tribal Leader. Sylvester Pharaoh was head man of the Montauk Tribal Nation of Eastern Long Island during the 19th century and father of Steven Trackhouse Pharaoh. This is from a photo taken of this Native American at Sag Harbor, New York. Steven Talkhouse Pharoah - Montuak Leader, Ca. 19th Century. Stephen Talkhouse Pharoah - Montauk Indian tribal leader was a very famous person during the 19th century on Eastern Long Island. He was a mail carrier and long distance walker. It is said that P.T. Barnum new of his exploits and his endurance at walking long distances. He was a direct descendant of the Native American Wyandanch the Montauk Sachem of the 17th Century. David Pharaoh - Montauk Leader, Ca. 19th Century. David Pharaoh - was the head political figure for the Montauk Tribal nation for most of his life during the mid- 19th century. He died before he was 50 years old, but was respected for his leadership by many Long Island Indian Tribal Nations. He was an inspirational Native American figure. The Shaman. A Native American Shaman.<br /><br />The original of this image is an oil on canvas, unframed, $2000 plus the shipping charges. For more information contact the artist. Shinnecock Woman of the 17th Century. This is a picture of a young Shinnecock girl who is wearing a cape or mantle of wild turkey feathers. This was a common Native American garment used by the Shinnecock (Algonquian tribe of Eastern Long Island) during the 17th and 18th centuries. In the background is a wigwam or wickiup, the traditional dome-shaped dwelling of the Shinnecock people. Northern Plains Woman. This is a picture of a North Plains Indian woman of the 19th century. This Native American has a lot of spiritual power - with a visible aura surrounding the body.<br /><br />
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